‘More women needed to help meet global energy challenges’

More women are needed in the global energy industry to help meet climate and power challenges. That was the message of US Deputy Energy Secretary Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall at a roundtable discussion hosted by the Energy Institute (EI) and POWERful Women in London. The numbers of women in STEM careers are significantly lower across the globe […]

Brexit bad for UK energy system, say industry professionals

Brexit will have a negative impact on the UK energy system. That’s the view of an “overwhelming majority” of Energy Institute (EI) members who were questioned about the EU referendum which will take place next week. EI’s Energy Barometer 2016 is an annual survey which reveals the concerns of energy professionals in the industry. While they believe […]

Wonder what ESOS is? Guide to energy efficiency law launches

Scratching your head as to why the four letters ESOS keep popping up in your inbox or news feed? A new guide explaining what it is has been launched by the Energy Institute. The Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) is the UK Government’s way of falling in line with Article 8 of the EU Energy Efficiency Directive, which […]

SSE boss named new Energy Institute President

The Chief Executive of Scottish power supplier SSE has been appointed as the new President of an energy industry body. Ian Marchant (pictured) has voluntarily taken the new role at the Energy Institute (EI) from Joan MacNaughton (pictured) for the next two years after a decade of working for SSE. He will be stepping down […]

New guide to control Legionella in oil and gas industries

The Energy Institute (EI) has released an updated guide to help offshore industries control the risks of Legionella bacteria in water systems. This follows an outbreak of the Legionnaires’ disease in Edinburgh last month which resulted in two deaths and 44 people affected. Legionnaires’ disease is a potentially fatal form of lung infection, which results […]